Philosophy of Religion

The “New Hegel” And The Question Of God, Part 1 (Gavin Hyman)

The following is the first installment of a three-part series. Among recent developments in continental philosophy and religious thought, one of the most prominent has been a ‘return to Hegel.’  It has been exemplified in the work of Slavoj Žižek, Beatrice Longuenesse, Catherine Malabou and Rebecca Comay, as well as that of a younger generation […]


Review – Decolonizing Dialectics (Josiah Solis)

Ciccariello-Maher, George. Decolonizing Dialectics. Durham NC: Duke University Press, 2017.  256 pages.  ISBN-10: 0822362430.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book. “Truly to escape Hegel,” Michele Foucault warns, “involves an exact appreciation of the price we have to pay to detach ourselves from him.” Considering that price, George Ciccariello-Maher has decided that Hegel’s methodological legacy –– the dynamic movement of conflictive […]

Critical Theory

Philosophical Anthropology or Philosophy of Praxis? Axel Honneth and Andrew Feenberg on Lukács’ Theory of Reification (Konstantinos Kavoulakos)

Axel Honneth’s Reification. A New Look at an Old Idea (2008) and Andrew Feenberg’s Philosophy of Praxis (2014) represent two recent publications, which give a clear indication of the revived theoretical interest in a classical concept of critical theory. It is the concept of reification as was shaped by Georg Lukács in his legendary book […]